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ff L Local Artists to Take Part in Wallowa Arts Festival by Patti Walker Shane Halley of Richland are both first-time exhibitors at of the Hells Canyon Journal the Festival. Two local artists have been Chandler will be showing accepted into the 22nd An- twoofhercustominteriorbas- nual Wallowa Valley Festi- relief murals. One is a land- val of Arts to be held in Jo- scape, the other, a still life of seph June 4 through 6. Sharol colorful intertwining flowers. Chandler of Halfway and Chandler has done several of Photo courtesy of Shane Halley BLUE SATURN, a 14-by-10-inch vessel, is one of the "ellil tical strands" made by Shane Halley which will be featured at the Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts. Photo by Steve Backstrom DELICATELY CARVED, three-dimensional pink roses and golden black-eyed susans intertwine with blue morning glories in Sharol Chandler's painted plaster bas-relief. Chandler, of Halfway, will take part in the Wallowa Valley Arts Festival in Joseph. Group For Friends and Families of Alcoholics To Start in Halfway, Anyone concerned about the problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend is invited to attend A1-Anon meetings in Halfway. The first meet- ing is scheduled for Wednes- day, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Halfway Library conference room. Meetings will be held after that on Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The common bond among A1-Anoia members, is that there is, or was, a problem with aleohol in a relative or friend. In non-professional, confidential, mutual support meetings, members share their own experience, strength and hope to help one another cope with the effects of alcoholism on their lives. by George Dyke ip. her three dimensional works for his artistic expressions in of art for local homeowners the beauty oflocal landscapes. and businesses in Halfway, He learned the craft of weld- including a large outdoor ingwhileservinginthenavy. scene on display at Halfway While living in Puyallup City Hall. She is currently and working as a welder, creating a children's mural Shane began to use his abil- in the newly-remodeled Half- ity as a welder in the service way library, of his artistic vision. "We're excited to see how "He has taken his welding her work will do," said festi- skills to artistic level," said val organizer Heather Tyre- Tyreman. "We are pleased to man. have him in the show." The juried fine arts show A Friday night artists' re- will be judged by featured ception kicks off Festival ac- artist, Tom Diamond, Profes- tivities. There is a $15 entry sor of Art at Eastern Oregon fee for the opening event, with University. Between 200 and limited tickets available at 300 pieces of art, represent- area bookstores or by writing ing 67 artists, will be on dis- to "Tickets" c/o WFWA, P.O. play and for sale. Box 526, Joseph, Oregon Metal artist Shane Halley, 97846. a native of Richland and 1986 On Saturday, from 10:00 graduate of Pine Eagle High a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday School, currently makes his from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., home in Puyallup, Washing- the show is open and free to ton. Halley will be submit- the public. Free children's ac- ting five pieces described as tivities and artist demonstra- "elliptical strands." Halley tions are scheduled through studied art in high school and the day Saturday, with live credits Wilkes Covey, his art musicSaturdaynight.Thefes- teacher at the time, with in- tival, sponsored by the troducing him to the tech- Wallowa Valley Arts Council, niques needed to transform willbeheldattheJosephCom- images from his mind onto munity Center at 102 East paper. He finds inspiration First Street in Joseph. 55-Year Weather Records for the same dates 1948-2002. Year in () Avg. Max. iVlin..Avg. Max' : Min' ...... High High (Yr.) High (Yr.) Low Low (Yr.) Low (Yr.) Page 3 Hells Canyon Journal May 19, New Bridge Grange Hall Saturday, May 22, 9AM Antiques - Collectibles - Something for everyone! All merchandise will be sold at haft-price at 12 noon. Serving large Cinnamon Rolls Lunch - Sandwiches and Salad VALLEY N 7,42-4772 38096 La Rue Lane 9A - 6P FRt- WEV 9A - 1P THUP.S Comqratulatioms to Lona Buchanon, winner of our Mother's Day Gift Certificatel Blooming Annuals Groun&over Plants Available Now! But not for much loner... ,,